Oct 8, 2012 5:00am EDT
not celebrating this morning. the o's fell to the yankees last night in the first game of the american league division series. game was tied at 2 in the ninth when the yankees scored six runs. final score was 8-2. the game started more than 2 1/2 hours late because of rain. this was the first postseason game played in baltimore in 15 years. >>> this morning the redskins latest loss may not be fans' biggest concern. their attention is on quarterback robert griffin iii's health. he suffered a mild concussion in the team's 24-17 loss to the falcons yesterday. rg3 was hurt on this play in the third quarter. the falcons sean weatherspoon decked him. griffin left the game and never came back. head coach mike shanahan says rg3 was so woozy after the hit he didn't know the score or what quarter it was. >> at that time, he wasn't really sure what the score was, and we knew he had a mild concussion, at least according to the doctors. feels good right now, a lot better right now. but that was the situation, why he didn't go back into the game. >> fellow rookie kirk cousins finished the game at quarterba
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. meanwhile, up the road, the orioles are trying to get things evened out with the yankees. carol maloney is up in camden yard where game two is still a couple of hours away. carol? >> reporter: hey, jim. yeah, it's starting to buzz around here. they opened up the doors and the fans are rushing in. first pitch isn't until 8:07. os and yankees, game two of the alds. the os trying to rebound after the loss last night. the washington nationals are back at it in st. louis we speak. game two versus the cardinals, up-and-down affair already. let's go to busch stadium and see how they're doing. nats trying to extend the the alds. top second, no score. jordan zimmermann, runners on first and second. zimmermann looped to right field. ian desmond to the third. bottom two, zimmerman on the mound, the results not as good as at the plate. two on. the single to right. molina comes home. the cardinals go up 2-1. they lead 5-1 in the fourth inning. >>> dan hellie is in st. louis. he will have a full report tonight on news4 at 11:00. meantime, chris cooley is stand big in the studios there in d.c. he's go
Oct 8, 2012 6:00pm EDT
their first post season game since 1997, hosting the yankees since game one. the bottom of the 3rd, os trail 1-0 and nate mccloud comes through with the base hit and into the top of the 9th now, jim johnson with 51 safes and -- saves and gives up a solo home run to martin. surrendered five runs, four earned, the yankees take game one,sen-2 and try to even the series in game two for baltimore, the first pitch is after 8 error:00. >> and weather providing, hopefully it doesn't storm tonight. >>> and now you have the news edge. the news is always on www.myfoxdc.com. back here at 10. the news edge. as always. [ male announcer ] who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent, non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at american.com. obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
Oct 8, 2012 6:00am EDT
to santana moss with the falcons' winning. the orioles could not keep the yankees silent forever. a leadoff home run off jim johnson. a shot to left field. johnson admitted he made some mistakes. the yankees won 7-2. the manager said it just wasn't johnson's night. >> it was tough going. jimmy has been great for us all year and will be. and i just was not his night -- tonight just was not his night. >> the nationals play this afternoon at 4:30. >> still another half-hour of "good morning washington"ahead. >> the capitol dome looks hey, what are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first my energy independence policy means more than three million new jo. many of them in manufacturing. myx tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class
Oct 8, 2012 7:00pm EDT
the yankees tonight at 7:30. tune in tonight at 11:00 for the highlights from both games. >>> also tonight, encouraging news about the redskins quarterback, robert griffin, iii, mike shanahan is optimistic that griffin will play sunday against minnesota. that despite the fact he suffered that concussion. he probably saw from yesterday's game. it was griffin taking a hit that shook the whole redskins nation. he was knocked out of the game in the third quarter and yesterday's loss to atlanta. diagnosis, mild concussion. since then, he has been undergoing tests and doctors will monitor him. right now, things are looking up. >> he is good, no dizziness, no headaches. no vomiting. he feels like he has done well on the tests he has taken so far. >> we're going to hope the tests continue to go well. he will undergo a treadmill test and if there are any setbacks, it will be either kirk cousins or rex grossman in the quarterback spot. >>> former players are hoping rg3 learns a few lessons from that concussion. bruce johnson went to redskins park and talked to one former player who knows a whole l
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
on rg3's status and highlights from the orioles yankees coming up in about 15 minutes. allison? >>> less than a month to go before the election, and the focus is once again on foreign policy. today republican nominee mitt romney will be back in the commonwealth where he'll delivery an address at the virginia military institute. meanwhile, the president is in california. >> reporter: election day is four weeks from tomorrow. look at some of the polls. within the margin of error in this poll in four key swing states, including a state that will get a lot of attention today, and that is virginia. the president made a return appearance to california last night. not because the state is in play this year, but because hollywood has heavy hitters with deep pockets. >> the last thing we can afford right now is four years of the very same policies that led us to this crisis in the first place. i cannot allow that to happen. i will not let it happen. >> reporter: mitt romney, meantime, prepares to pivot to foreign policy today. that's what an upcoming debate will focus on, and it may be an effort
Oct 8, 2012 7:00am EDT
. >> you want little scary eyeballs. >> there's a baseball theme. yankees versus the red sox helping you out. >> jason varitek from the red sox and at the end of the episode tomorrow, there's a big surprise ending. >> very big. >> you have to tune in to find out. >> ladies, it's great. thanks so much. katherine and sophie, thank you. >> do some quality control over here. thanks, ladies. coming up, kathie lee and hoda after your local news and weather. >> thank you. >>> good morning. it's 9:57 on this monday, october 8th. this morning, mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech. in the past, the republican has been critical of the president's policies on israel, iran and libya. virginia continues to play a huge role in the race to the white house. first lady michelle obama will be in loudon county, tomorrow. >>> now, let's get a check on the forecast with our meteorologist veronica johnson. >> we've moved up to 50 degrees now. it's cloudy. there's a few sprinkles already. it's showers from now right through your afternoon and eving. it will continue to overspread the area. we'